A Dominant Image: EVs and PHEVs at all Booths
It was especially the automotive exhibits that left no doubt that there are big changes underway in the industry: The lion’s share of exhibited vehicles were EVs. Pulling up next to the significantly grown range of battery-electric models by nearly all brands were plug-in-hybrids. And already successful automakers were joined by new ones—thanks to technologically simplified electric motors. Furthermore, opinion leaders like VW CEO Herbert Diess made it unequivocally clear that the electric motor will come to dominate the market, and Federal Chancellor Angela was pleased with the shift in the fair’s product range as well as the significantly increasing number of e-car registrations.
A Fair Leaves Its Premises for the First Time
Add to this a new spatial concept in Munich: The exhibition did not end at the trade fair center’s exit gates but spanned the entire Bavarian capital with many additional expo sites—all under the motto “Open Space.” These urban exhibition spaces delivered the theme of mobility directly to the people. And via the so-called “Blue Lane,” visitors were able to test drive and experience the new e-vehicles on the road between fair center and inner city.
Back to Real Encounters Thanks to a Perfect Hygiene System
Of course, the pandemic was not simply tuned out in Munich. Thanks to the impeccable organization and strict inspection system, visitors and exhibitors were able to meet again “for real” and in person after a long time. Without Covid-19, there may have been more visitors on site, but we still feel very good about the result: As KEBA has long been one of the most successful manufacturers in home charging as well as fleet and destination charging, interest in our products was immense. Along with the tangible shifts in drive concepts, the many compelling discussions with partners and clients from around the world confirmed our approach. Their feedback drove home just how reliable and safe our charging technology is. It makes us proud to be part of the technological change that we have been accompanying from the get-go—and that has now reached a wide audience.
A few impressions of our booth at the IAA Mobility 2021:
Off to Italy: KEBA at the That’s Mobility
Last year, “That’s Mobility” was held for the first time in Milan, Italy. KEBA will attend this second edition of the trade fair, once more with its own booth, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the business division electromobility. This anniversary means 10 years of expertise in the field of smart charging solutions, where KEBA is among the top 3 manufacturers in the world with more than 150,000 wall boxes sold.
That was the IAA 2019: Our photo gallery
The IAA 2019 was dedicated to solutions for tomorrow’s mobility and in particular to the topic of electro mobility. KEBA presented its charging solutions for an electric and emission-free future. Visitors could experience the intelligent wall boxes – of which more than 150,000 have already been sold worldwide – first hand and exchange ideas with our electro mobility experts. We would like to express our sincere thanks for the enormous interest and the positive response! Here you can view the photo gallery with all of our trade fair impressions!
KEBA at EVS 32 in Lyon
We at KEBA are convinced that the future of electromobility lies in smart charging stations. Our wall boxes are capable of not only charging, but also controlling, communicating and networking. Experience this first hand at the leading trade fair for electromobility, EVS 32, in Lyon, France. Come visit us at Booth C13 on May 19-22.